Beneteau Air Step Hull – Review by

Beneteau Air Step® Hull reviewed by
With Air Step® technology enjoy reduced fuel consumption, a linear and quicker acceleration, and optimized turns. “Air cushion” effect to the rear of the hull for maximum comfort

Air step technology is present on the following Beneteau Powerboat models: Barracuda 9, Gran Turismo 34, Gran Turismo 38, Gran Turismo 44.

Beneteau is known worldwide for its sleek design, quality construction and innovation in the manufacturing of seaworthy sailing and power yachts.


The Beneteau story began more than 130 years ago when Benjamin Beneteau started building fishing trawlers in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, France. Today, Beneteau has grown to over twenty manufacturing facilities in France, Italy, Brazil and the United States and has become the worldwide leader in sailboats manufacturing. The Beneteau product lines now include sailboats Oceanis, First and Sense, and powerboats Gran Turismo, Swift Trawler, Barracuda and Monte Carlo.

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Adrian Di Sevo says:

mira esto

Eoin Kevin O' Mahony says:

Dose the Air step add to cavitation at the propeller?

Robert Swift says:

I remember people kicking this idea around back in the late 90s early 2000s.

Save the Rhino says:

Does the air forced drawn by itself or by some kind of compressor ? And on high speed turn does the stern slides excessively since it is air lubed?

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